The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Constitution (Steamboat), 31 Dec 1836

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STEAMBOAT LAUNCH. -- A new and splendid steamboat, called the CONSTITUTION, which has been building under the direction of Capt. G. Appleby, at Conneaut, Ohio, was launched on the 31st ult. The CONSTITUTION, the Gazette states, is a boat of the largest class, built of the best materials, and when finished, will in all respects be qualified to do honor to the lakes.
      Black Rock Advocate
      January 13, 1837

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      The CONSTITUTION, another fine new steamboat, which has recently been built at Conneaut, was towed into this harbor yesterday by the CONSTELLATION, to receive her machinery and finishing touches. We are not informed of her size and appointments, but shall shortly be able to give all necessary information respecting her.
      Erie Observer
      Saturday, June 17, 1837

Steam Paddle CONSTITUTION. Of 440 tons gross. Built Conneaut, Ohio, 1837. First home port, Cleveland, Ohio. DISPOSITION. -- Abandoned 1849
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Constitution (Steamboat), 31 Dec 1836